Á-hugi

Old Norse Dictionary - á-hugi

Meaning of Old Norse word "á-hugi" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

á-hugi Old Norse word can mean:

á-hugi
a, m., prop. intention, mind; með þeim á. at …, transl. of Lat. intentio, Hom. 80, 655 xxiii; ok nú segir hann öllum hver fyrirætlun hans (honum?) er í áhuga, … what he is minded to do, Ísl. ii. 355.
á-hugi
β. eagerness, impulse of the mind (now freq. in that sense); ekki skortir ykkr á., Nj. 137.
á-hugi
γ. mind, opinion; eigi er því at leyna, hverr minn á. er um þetta, ek hygg …, Fær. 199.
á-hugi
δ. care, solicitude, = áhyggja, Fms. ii. 146.
á-hugi
COMPDS: áhugafullr, áhugalítill, áhugamaðr, áhugamikill, áhugasamt, áhugaverðr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚼᚢᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.
prop.
proper, properly.
transl.
translation.
freq.
frequent, frequently.

Works & Authors cited:

Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Fær.
Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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